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Rounding to a given power of ten

Practise your rounding skills with this self marking exercise.

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This is level 7; Rounding numbers to the nearest ten, hundred etc. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 9 correct.

6056
[to the nearest ten]

Correct Wrong

2910.7
[to the nearest ten]

Correct Wrong

6717.1
[to the nearest ten]

Correct Wrong

5038
[to the nearest hundred]

Correct Wrong

3548.4
[to the nearest hundred]

Correct Wrong

9992.3
[to the nearest hundred]

Correct Wrong

2869
[to the nearest thousand]

Correct Wrong

588
[to the nearest thousand]

Correct Wrong

72
[to the nearest thousand]

Correct Wrong

92365
[to the nearest ten thousand]

Correct Wrong

6774300
[to the nearest hundred thousand]

Correct Wrong

9603145
[to the nearest million]
 

Correct Wrong

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This is 'Rounding to a given power of ten'. You can also try rounding to:
Whole number 1 decimal place 2 decimal places 1 sig fig 2 sig figs 3 sig figs

Instructions

Try your best to answer the questions above. Type your answers into the boxes provided leaving no spaces. As you work through the exercise regularly click the "check" button. If you have any wrong answers, do your best to do corrections but if there is anything you don't understand, please ask your teacher for help.

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Level 1 - Rounding numbers to the nearest whole number

Level 2 - Rounding numbers to one decimal place

Level 3 - Rounding numbers to two decimal places

Level 4 - Rounding numbers to one significant figure

Level 5 - Rounding numbers to two significant figures

Level 6 - Rounding numbers to three significant figures

Level 7 - Rounding numbers to the nearest ten, hundred etc

Rounding Videos

Rounding to decimal places: A straight forward explanation from SLEP about how to round a number to a given number of decimal places.

Rounding to significant figures: Another video from SLEP but this one is about rounding to a given number of significant figures.

Significant figures: CGP Maths Tutor explain what 'significant figures' means, then talks you through some examples. A video tutorial.

Don't wait until you have finished the exercise before you click on the 'Check' button. Click it often as you work through the questions to see if you are answering them correctly.

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